Jim Himes

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Congressman Jim Himes says he’s confused by President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would work with China to create jobs for the Chinese phone maker ZTE.

Ann Lopez / WSHU

DREAMers and those displaced by Hurricane Maria piled into U.S. Representative Jim Himes’ office in Bridgeport on Tuesday. They want Himes to push Congress to give more aid to Puerto Rico and to secure a clean DREAM Act, legislation that creates a path to citizenship for immigrant youth that stands on its own, and is not tied to funding for a border wall or other immigration enforcement measure. 

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Connecticut’s representatives to the U.S House are preparing for their 2018 re-election by raising funds now.

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Congressman Jim Himes, D-CT4, spoke at a town hall meeting in Westport last week. He urged residents of his district to remain hopeful about America despite the current political climate in Washington.

Susan Walsh / AP

Two members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation say they are encouraged by the turnout at their town halls. The Democrats say it shows their constituents are engaged with what’s going on in Washington.

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